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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a massage therapist during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ask your massage therapist if they offer consultations over a video chat or phone call. If they do, ask them any questions you have about the upcoming appointment. For example, ask what precautions they're taking to keep both parties safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You might also want to ask if they offer gift cards that can be used at a later time, remote services or even virtual lessons for you or members in your household.

Also, ask how they plan to handle payments, and whether you can pay through an online or digital method instead of with physical cash or credit cards. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a massage therapist when social distancing?

Because massage therapy requires person-to-person contact, social distancing is not possible. However, you can ask massage therapists near you if they can offer remote services instead, such as lessons for you and your partner.

If you don’t want to book an appointment with a massage therapist right now, but you will in the future when the pandemic subsides, consider paying your massage therapist in advance or tipping them anyway. You can also ask about buying a gift card for future work. 

Does a massage therapist need to enter my home?

Many massage therapists operate their businesses out of their own homes, though some offer mobile massages and come to your home. You should ask the massage therapist where they typically operate and if they are making any special accommodations to better observe the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing

If you must cancel or delay your massage therapy appointment due to COVID-19, consider asking the therapist if they can offer massage techniques or lessons via video chat, email or some other digital format. You can also ask if it's possible to buy gift cards that can be used at a later time.

Can I use digital payments to pay for a massage?

Many massage therapists accept digital payments through Venmo, Apple Pay, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash, Zelle and other online platforms. Even businesses that do not typically accept digital payments may be changing their methods to practice social distancing. Just check with your massage therapist before the appointment to see how they handle payments.  

How can I find out if a massage therapist is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

The definition of an essential COVID-19 service provider varies from state to state and city to city. To see which businesses are considered essential in your area, visit the official government website of your state or city.

You can also read CISA’s publication on identifying critical workers to find out more information on a national level. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

What is a traditional Thai massage?

Traditional Thai massage is a different experience if you’ve only ever had a Swedish or deep tissue massage. In Thai massage, you wear loose-fitting clothing (often provided by the massage therapist) and start by lying on a mat. Throughout the massage, the therapist moves your body into various seated and prone positions, which stretch and release your muscles and soft tissue. Although your body is moving, the therapist is doing all the work, making it feel similar to supported yoga. The massage therapist will bend, stretch, and compress and lengthen your body using their hands, forearms, elbows and even feet. Don’t be alarmed by the feet! Many studios have overhead supports that allow the practitioners to safely walk on your back, releasing tight adhesions and promoting ease. Thai massage can be both invigorating and relaxing. It is an excellent option for keeping your muscles in good health if you regularly work out, or if you want to overcome a lack of flexibility. Studies show that Thai massage can increase blood circulation, improve flexibility, reduce muscle tension and enhance mental well-being.

What are the different Swedish massage techniques?

There are five main techniques in Swedish massage: effleurage, friction, petrissage, tapotement and vibration. Within each category there are various movements, all intended to ease muscle tension and pain. Each movement has a specific purpose for loosening, warming, soothing or stimulating your muscles during your massage. Here is a breakdown of each of the five Swedish massage techniques:

  • Effleurage: Sweeping, gliding, smooth long strokes done with the hands or forearms. These strokes can loosen and warm the body and are said to help stimulate blood flow.
  • Friction: These circular or transverse rubbing strokes are also warming and can get deeper into the muscle tissue. They should be avoided on injured or inflamed areas or areas.
  • Petrissage: Lifting, kneading, skin rolling, muscle rolling and wringing. These movements help with circulation, which stimulates cell regeneration, and aid in loosening tense muscles.
  • Tapotement: Tapping, plucking, cupping and pounding. Tapotement movements can help improve blood circulation and cell rejuvenation, and also relax and release tight muscles.  
  • Vibration: Rocking, shaking and trembling movements. These motions can help muscles release.

Is Swedish massage safe during pregnancy?

As long as your prenatal care physician has cleared you for prenatal massage, it should be safe to indulge yourself in a Swedish massage during pregnancy. In fact, scheduling regular pregnancy massages can have wonderful health benefits for you and the baby. Swedish and other massages can feel great and also have a variety of health benefits, according to studies published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Some of the benefits of pregnancy massage include reduction in leg and back pain, lower levels of anxiety and depression, and a better overall mood.

To find the right massage therapist for you, read the therapist’s online reviews and call to ask them about their experience with prenatal massage. Massage therapists who have been specially trained in prenatal massage techniques often advertise this area of expertise on their websites. Don’t hesitate to ask questions beforehand, and to communicate during the massage about what does and does not feel good.

How much are pregnancy massages?

Prenatal massages can be a safe and therapeutic way to alleviate the aches and pains of pregnancy. A prenatal massage can promote a sense of relaxation and well-being for expectant mothers. The national average cost for a pregnancy massage ranges between $70 and $90. The cost of a pregnancy massage will vary depending on where you live, the length of the massage, and the massage therapist. Typically, the longer a massage, the higher the cost. Some massage therapists charge the same rate per minute, regardless of massage length, while others charge less per minute for longer appointments. Here are two examples of average prenatal massage costs:

  • Therapist A: Offers a 30-minute massage for $45, 45 minutes for $60, 60 minutes for $75, 75 minutes for $90 and 90 minutes for $105.
  • Therapist B: offers a 30-minute massage for $45, a 60-minute massage for $85, a 90-minute massage for $115 and a 120-minute massage for $145.
Reviews for Conroe massage therapists
Michael h.
Great massage!
Heavenly MassageHeavenly Massage
Jack R.
This was an excellent hour. Massage was extremely relaxing and well done. My world is stress, and this was a reprieve. Enjoyed the conversation and personality as much as the massage.
Letty’s MassageLetty’s Massage
Kyle W.
Great massage... Very professional
Aubrey B, LMTAubrey B, LMT
Terance J.
Best massage I have ever had. Deep tissue massage was not a problem at all for her. My body feels so much better!
Heavenly MassageHeavenly Massage
Andy H.
Nice massage, Friendly, easy to work with.
Heather McClimans LMTHeather McClimans LMT
John G.
Best massage I’ve had in a long time.
Letty’s MassageLetty’s Massage
Catherine S.
Great massage, will definitly book with her again!
Heather McClimans LMTHeather McClimans LMT
Eric k.
Best massage that I have ever had. A true professional.
Ayurveda TouchAyurveda Touch
John G.
The overall experience was excellent and I definitely will use Heavenly Massage again in the future.
Heavenly MassageHeavenly Massage
Jim M.
She was very flexible on time. Gave a great deep tissue massage and was a pleasure to talk to.
Letty’s MassageLetty’s Massage
Deborah C.
She’s is a very professional lady! She was very concerned about what I needed, I finally found someone that can make me relax but can also take my pain away if needed. I prefer to have my massage done at home but she also has her own business location which is a combination of clinic and Massage school.
Deborah BolanosDeborah Bolanos
Shalon E.
Amazing massage! She was very good with my problem areas. She work on those areas as needed! Thank You! I will be booking another appointment with her!
Williams  MassageWilliams Massage
Thumbtack Customer
Christian was very professional and prompt. I had some really sore and stiff muscles and at the end of my massage I felt so much better with improved range of motion. I will definitely rehire.
CAZ Massage and Skin TherapyCAZ Massage and Skin Therapy
Thumbtack Customer
I received a different, holistic massage that incorporated swedish, acupressure, kinesiology and deep breathing exercises. Juan was very professional and knowledgeable. I got improved flexibly before the therapy was over. Thank you Juan.
Zerenity ZoneZerenity Zone
Thumbtack Customer
I had a Swedish massage for the first time. Bryan was professional with very good therapeutic relaxation techniques that helped me feel so much better. I have increased ROM to my neck by the end of the session. I will definitely recommend and rehire.
The Restoring Touch Spa Mobile ServicesThe Restoring Touch Spa Mobile Services
Casey is a strong young professional with an attention to detail. As a retired masseur I have received and given massage for more than 40 years. Casey has a talent that must be tried to appreciate. Looking forward my next time on the table already. I recommend this therapist without question.
Heavenly MassageHeavenly Massage
Lauren J.
Terry did an AMAZING job. 10/10! I can’t wait to use him again. First off he responds very fast to messages and is easy to work with. The day before my appointment things came up and he was so easy to work with. Terry knows what he is doing, by far the best massage I’ve ever had! Equipment is comfy and clean! If you are thinking about giving him a shot, do it! You won’t regret it!
Total Body FitnessTotal Body Fitness
Troy F.
I Had a 60 minute session with Heather yesterday as I am here working from out of town and had no idea who to call or trust for my massage. I have been using the same lady back home for years, but since I’m up here I needed to find a therapist up this way also. Let me tell you, I found her! Heather responded quickly, did a fantastic job, and worked around my busy schedule. She found problem areas without me having to point them out. I will definitely recommend her and I will be a regular client from now on. I suggest you give her a shot if looking for a therapist.
Heather McClimans LMTHeather McClimans LMT
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